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11Dec

The npower Wigan Warriors Community Blitz returned for its second year this week, as 120 players, officials and staff volunteered 15 hours of their time to spread some community spirit in time for Christmas. The 20+ Wigan Warriors players, coaches and staff stayed with us until 3am and spent...

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06Dec

The Brick is looking for 100 volunteers to join us on Saturday 22nd December for the 5K parkrun, to raise £5,000 to rebuild lives across the Wigan borough – that’s just £50 per supporter. The festive initiative is once again supported by Wigan Athletic who are giving the first...

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Vacancy – Resource and Training Manager 37.5 per week including evenings and weekends The Brick are looking to recruit a Resource and Training Manager to lead and develop a key role for our charity.  We are committed to working with people to restore them to lives with stability, meaning...

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02Dec

Research conducted by Plan International states that one in ten girls miss out on education due to their periods.  The Red Box Project aims to break down the stigma and taboo against period poverty and it is one of many which have been set up around the UK.  Alice...

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02Dec

We were delighted  to host a special awards ceremony to commemorate our hard-working staff and volunteers during our Annual Assembly at The Queens Hall Methodist Church. The staff recognition awards, which were voted for over a number of months by all employees and volunteers, saw 5 worthy winners who...

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The Brick has commenced its annual Christmas Hamper Donation campaign with the launch of a food monster competition involving nine primary schools across the borough. The primary schools designed and created festive food monsters for a range of Wigan businesses, where food and gifts will be collected to go...

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07Nov

It was an emotional evening at the DW stadium when we hosted our first Brick by Brick Gala, to raise money to help us to buy our current premises, The Brickworks and managed to raise an amazing £42,000 in one night! The Gala was attended by many local businesses...

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01Oct

We are delighted to reveal that The Brick have teamed up with Wigan Athletic for a second season.  Following a selection process, we will once again work closely with Latics throughout the 2018/19 season. This year our aim is to raise an incredible £100,000 to buy the Brick Works...

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20Jul

Pupils at a Wigan special school were given an introduction to business as they turned fivers into fortunes to help homeless people. The Hope School put on an enterprise week where each team had to transform their modest start-up fund into as much money as possible in just five...

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29Jun

Support our Holiday Hunger donation drive on Thursday 12th July and Friday 13th July, 12-6.30pm at Central Park, Montrose Avenue, Wigan to make sure children don’t go hungry during the summer holidays. 14.8% of children in the Wigan borough eligible for free school meals. That’s approximately 8243 children (based...

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